Tag : mikey kaye

Looking at reward systems: is the academic pressure a positive influence?

8 months ago / 0 comments

As we once again approach a busy period of exams and essays, I find myself reflecting upon the enormous pressure some of us put ourselves under to achieve academically. I think that I bought into this approach at school, and I have a suspicion as to why. Secondary school can … Read More

To gym or not to gym: a defence of outdoor sport

9 months ago / 0 comments

Wake up and smell the roses. Smell the dew. The mud and the grass. Don’t close yourself into an overly-lit, boxed-in cauldron of leather, heavy metal and sweat; come to be known as the gym. This month I would encourage all to spread their legs into the brisk outdoors and … Read More

Commercialisation of sport: has it gone too far?

9 months ago / 0 comments

Sport can be incredibly powerful. Indeed, so can advertising. But does this mean the two are incompatible? Has sport been so infused with the commercial that it has lost its meaning and its authenticity? I’m on the fence. Let’s think back to last week’s Super Bowl in the US, the … Read More